The field of gerontology is often viewed as multi-disciplinary – thus theoretical approaches vary. Using the article on theoretical aspects of this social science, you need to find two journal articles on the theories used in the study of gerontology and then answer the following questions.
1. What are the three theoretical perspectives that gerontologists use in their studies? (worth 4 points)
2. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each perspective? (worth 3 points)
3. For each perspective, give a one paragraph overview of a study that was conducted using that point of view (3 paragraphs total for this third point) (worth 3 points)